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Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk
With over 1,000 rooms, the Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk is one of the largest hotels in Japan and is uniquely positioned to cater to large MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) groups and weddings. Located on the waterfront of Fukuoka, the hotel enjoys ocean views and forms part of an extensive and dynamic entertainment complex, Hawks Town, which has been established as the premier regional centre for entertainment and shopping in Kyushu. It also includes the famous FUKUOKA Yahoo! JAPAN DOME, home stadium of the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks baseball t
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Fukuoka Convention & Visitors Bureau
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Major International Airports and Visa Information
Fukuoka Airport (http://www.fuk-ab.co.jp/english/frame_index.html) Located within the city and directly connected to the subway: Hakata Railway Station is 5 minutes away, and Tenjin, the city center of Fukuoka, is 10 minutes away. A free shuttle bus service connects the Domestic and International Terminals throughout the year, from 0800 to 2200, every 5 to 8 minutes. Taxis are readily available in each terminal. Please phone the Fukuoka City Taxi Association for further information (092-852-7111) from 0900 to 1700 on weekdays. A car rental reservation is available at the Information Desk in each terminal. (Note that rent-a-car reservations cannot be accepted by phone).

Citizens of 61 countries and regions including Singapore, Brunei Darussalam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, the US, Australia and New Zealand do not require visas for social or business visits for up to 90 days. Visas are required for the citizens of the Philippines, Russia, and NIS countries. For more details, visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan's website, www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/index.html.
Convention Centres
Fukuoka Convention Center (http://www.marinemesse.or.jp/eng/) Located 1.5km from the city center and 4.5km away from Fukuoka Airport. It is also connected to the Kyushu expressway via the city freeway. Offers 5,052m2 of flat floor space with no protruding pillars. Ceiling height is between 17.9m to 24.7m. Caters to large-scale exhibitions to sporting events. Accommodates up to 10,000 people.